Please note that we are changing the date of the event due to the bad weather forecast. We will not be meeting on the 23rd. We will meet instead on Friday, January 30th.
We will meet at Hillsborough River State Park:
15402 U.S. 301 North, Thonotosassa, FL 33592
We will meet in the parking area by the swimming pool. You need to be in the park before the gate closes at sunset. These are the park fees:
$6.00 per vehicle. Limit 2-8 people per vehicle.
$4.00 Single Occupant Vehicle.
$2.00 Pedestrians, bicyclists, extra passengers, passengers in vehicle with holder of Annual Individual Entrance Pass.
$60.00 per bus load of people or $2.00 per person, whichever is less.
At 7:00 PM we will carpool in a few vehicles from the swimming pool parking lot to parking area 5. That is where we will have our meeting. Parking area 5 only accommodates 5-6 vehicles.
We will discuss various techniques and tips for night and astro photography and then we will set up our gear and start shooting. In addition to the recommended equipment listed below you may wish to bring food and drinks for the evening.
Lenses – any focal length
Cable release or remote release
Flashlight or headlamp, preferably with red night vision option
Insect repellent – DEET free if possible
Appropriate clothing to walk in the woods and possibly on wet ground